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TRAVEL & LODGING INFO - SPRINGFIELD, IL

Crowne Plaza

Book your room now for Springfield!  MQX has negotiated a great rate for the fall show.

Beginning September 21st through October 2nd rooms are available for the MQX Quilt Festival group rate of $109. If room reservations are needed before or after these dates, please call the hotel and ask for a date extension.

Please call the hotel directly at 800-589-2769 or 217-529-7777 (ask for MQX Quilt Festival Group)    

Crowne Plaza Springfield
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL  62703

The Crowne Plaza provides free shuttle service to/from the Capital/Springfield (SPI) Airport and AMTRAK station.


 

Travel into Springfield, Illinois

Air Travel - There are a few options to air travel. Students/attendees may fly into Springfield with connections typically made through Chicago or St. Louis.

Other regional airports are Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois

All the airports mentioned below have numerous rental car options.
Click on the airport name for each airport's website and rental cars companies.

Peoria, Illinois

Bloomington, Illinois

St. Louis, Missouri   (BART Shuttle Service is available for travel from St. Louis airport to the Crowne Plaza. www.bartshuttle.com) 

Chicago, Illinois - be mindful of traffic and the 3-4 hour travel time (Indianapolis might be a better choice)

Indianapolis, Indiana

Rail Service - Amtrak has economical service from St. Louis and Chicago

Amtrak Midwest Train Routes


 

Restaurant Options within walking distance of Crowne Plaza Convention Center:

Steak n Shake, McDonalds, Panera, Arbys, Long John Silvers, I-Hop, Bob Evans, Denny's, Applebees, Smokey Bones, Luca's Pizza, Red Lobster, CanCun ( Mexican), Cheddars, Hooters, Outback Steak House.

 

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